XWRAP: An XML-Enabled Wrapper Construction System for Web Information Sources

@inproceedings{Liu2000XWRAPAX,
  title={XWRAP: An XML-Enabled Wrapper Construction System for Web Information Sources},
  author={Ling Liu and Calton Pu and Wei Han},
  booktitle={ICDE},
  year={2000}
}
This paper describes the methodology and the software development of XWRAP, an XML-enabled wrapper construction system for semi-automatic generation of wrapper programs. By XML-enabled we mean that the metadata about information content that are implicit in the original web pages will be extracted and encoded explicitly as XML tags in the wrapped documents. In addition, the query-based content ltering process is performed against the XML documents. The XWRAP wrapper generation framework has… CONTINUE READING